Thankful/4s Brooks

F, #1172, (say 1748 - )
Father*Joseph/3s Brooks1,2 b. 6 Aug 1710, d. 27 Nov 1750
Mother*Mary/4 Bliss1,2 b. 21 Oct 1710
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/3s Brooks
Last Edited:26 Jan 2016
Mentioned in her father's will, 27 Nov 1750; assigned to the custody of her mother after her father's death 27 Nov 1750, age under 14.3,4,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S121] The American Genealogist, Charlotte M. Hix, "Israel Brooks of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Half Moon, New York, and Some of his Descendants," 72:1 (Jan 1997) Hereinafter TAG.
  2. [S850] Carol Piacentini, citing Hampshire County Register of Probate, box 20, folio 47, Joseph Brooks.
  3. [S27] Thomas B. Warren, "Springfield Families," 95.
  4. [S121] TAG, Charlotte M. Hix, "Israel Brooks of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Half Moon, New York, and Some of his Descendants" (Jan 1997), 72:1.

Squire/4s Brooks

M, #1173, (22 August 1747 - 20 August 1751)
Father*Samuel/3s Brooks1 b. 2 Aug 1712, d. 14 Dec 1765
Mother*Joanna/4 Warriner1 b. 15 Aug 1711, d. 17 Mar 1756
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3s Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017
Squire/4s Brooks was born 22 Aug 1747 at Springfield, Massachusetts1, and there baptised at the First Church 4 Oct following.2 He died at Springfield 20 Aug 1751, a. 3.3,4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1594] Springfield VR, 210, Squire Brooks b.
  2. [S1285] Ella May Lewis, "Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1736-1809. First Church of Christ, Springfield, Mass." (Hereinafter 1st Ch. Springfield BpMD, 1736-1809). 7, Squire Brooks bp.
  3. [S1285] 1st Ch. Springfield BpMD, 1736-1809, 42, ch. Samll Brooks d. (c.r.).
  4. [S1594] Springfield VR, 509, Squire Brooks d.

Sybil/4s Brooks

F, #1174, (10 October 1752 - )
Father*Samuel/3s Brooks1 b. 2 Aug 1712, d. 14 Dec 1765
Mother*Joanna/4 Warriner1 b. 15 Aug 1711, d. 17 Mar 1756
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3s Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2017
Sybil/4s Brooks was born 10 Oct 1752 at Springfield, Massachusetts, and baptised the 19th, probably at the First Church (but also found in Third Church (Longmeadow) recs.)2,1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1594] Springfield VR, 229, Sibbil Brooks b.; 1993, Springfield Third Church (Longmeadow), Sybil Brooks bp.
  2. [S1285] Ella May Lewis, "Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1736-1809. First Church of Christ, Springfield, Mass." (Hereinafter 1st Ch. Springfield BpMD, 1736-1809). 9, Sybil Brooks bp.
I served as a Private. I was never engaged in a battle ….2

Pvt. Austin/4s Brooks

M, #1176, (24 January 1760 - )
Father*Samuel/3s Brooks1 b. 2 Aug 1712, d. 14 Dec 1765
Mother*Lydia/5 Stebbins1 b. 8 Sep 1721, d. 14 Feb 1782
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3s Brooks
Custom index:Revolutionary War
Last Edited:5 Jan 2016
Pvt. Austin/4s Brooks was born 24 Jan 1760 at Springfield, Massachusetts,and baptised 13 Oct 1765 at the First Church.3,1 Served nine months as a Revolutionary soldier, 16 Jun 1778 – 16 Mar 1779, under Capt. Colton, Col. Greaton's regt. of the Massachusetts line. Entered service at Springfield; marched to West Point, White Plains and Connecticut, and then back to the highlands near Fishkill, New York, where he was discharged.2
     Of Springfield, Massachusetts, 1784, per deed [Warren].4 Of Sangamon County, Illinois, he was inscribed, 4 Mar 1831, on the Revolutionary pension roll of Illinois at the rate of $30 per annum; certificate of pension issued 2 Aug and sent to Springfield, Illinois.2
     He was a 2nd cousin thrice removed to President Grover Cleveland.5

Exhibit(s).
     • Revolutionary War muster cards.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1594] Springfield VR, 262, Austin Brooks b.
  2. [S1149] Austin Brooks, Revolutionary pension file M805/124/283/S32141.
  3. [S1285] Ella May Lewis, "Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1736-1809. First Church of Christ, Springfield, Mass." (Hereinafter 1st Ch. Springfield BpMD, 1736-1809). 16, Austin Brooks bp.
  4. [S27] Thomas B. Warren, "Springfield Families," 96.
  5. [S524] Gary Boyd Roberts, Ancestry of American Presidents, (Stephen) Grover Cleveland, unpaginated.
  6. [S2109] Revolutionary War muster roll card(s), digitally viewed at Footnote.com.

Lois/4s Brooks

F, #1177, (19 March 1763 - 1 October 1772)
Father*Samuel/3s Brooks1 b. 2 Aug 1712, d. 14 Dec 1765
Mother*Lydia/5 Stebbins1 b. 8 Sep 1721, d. 14 Feb 1782
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3s Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017
Lois/4s Brooks was born 19 Mar 1763 at Springfield, Massachusetts, and there baptised with her brother Austin, 13 Oct 1765, at the First Church.2,1 She died 1 Oct 1772 (c.r.), a. 9.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1594] Springfield VR, 279, Lois Brooks b.
  2. [S1285] Ella May Lewis, "Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1736-1809. First Church of Christ, Springfield, Mass." (Hereinafter 1st Ch. Springfield BpMD, 1736-1809). 16, Lois Brooks bp.
  3. [S1285] 1st Ch. Springfield BpMD, 1736-1809, 47, Lois Brooks d. (c.r.).